Plantronics is a global leader in audio communications for businesses and consumers. We have pioneered new trends in audio technology, creating innovative products that allow people to simply communicate. From unified communication to Bluetooth® headsets to gaming solutions, we deliver uncompromising quality, an ideal experience, and extraordinary service. Plantronics is used by every company in the Fortune 100™, as well as 911 dispatch, air traffic control and various mission critical applications for those on the frontline.

Company Growth (employees)
Santa Cruz, US
Size (employees)
3,398 (est)
Plantronics is headquartered in Santa Cruz, US

Key People at Plantronics

Ken Kannapan

Ken Kannapan

Chief Executive Officer, President & Director
Barry Margerum

Barry Margerum

Chief Strategy Officer
Donald S. Houston

Donald S. Houston

Senior Vice President, Sales
Marilyn Mersereau

Marilyn Mersereau

Senior Vice President, Marketing & Chief Marketing Officer
Richard Pickard

Richard Pickard

Vice President, Legal, General Counsel and Secretary
Pamela Strayer

Pamela Strayer

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Joe Burton

Joe Burton

EVP, Chief Commercial Officer
Alejandro Bustamante

Alejandro Bustamante

Senior Vice President of Operations

Plantronics Office Locations

Plantronics has an office in Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, US (HQ)
345 Encinal Street

Plantronics Data and Metrics

Plantronics Financial Metrics

Plantronics's revenue was reported to be $856.9 m in FY, 2016 which is a 1% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

856.9 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

434.7 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

68.4 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

108 m

Market capitalization (23-Jun-2017)

1.7 b

Closing share price (23-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

235.3 m
Plantronics's current market capitalization is $1.7 b.
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


818.6 m865 m856.9 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

392 m403.4 m422.2 m

Gross profit

426.6 m461.6 m434.7 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

286.5 m312.5 m326.6 m


140.1 m149.1 m108 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

238 k241 k25.1 m

Interest income

1 m3.8 m

Pre tax profit

141.1 m145.3 m82.2 m

Income tax expense

31.4 m33.6 m32 m28.7 m33 m13.8 m

Net Income

112.4 m112.3 m68.4 m
USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016


350 m277.4 m209.3 m228.8 m232.7 m276.9 m235.3 m

Accounts Receivable

138.3 m136.6 m128.2 m

Current Assets

556.3 m602.7 m597 m


134.4 m139.4 m149.7 m

Total Assets

811.8 m876 m933.4 m

Accounts Payable

30.8 m32.8 m39.1 m

Current Liabilities

97.6 m94.8 m109.2 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

663.5 m717.8 m769.5 m

Retained Earnings

123.4 m210 m257.3 m

Total Equity

698.7 m727.4 m312.4 m

Financial Leverage

1.2 x1.2 x3 x
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

112.4 m112.3 m68.4 m

Depreciation and Amortization

15.6 m18.7 m20.1 m

Accounts Receivable

(11 m)4.3 m8.4 m

Accounts Payable

(6.3 m)(62 k)5.4 m

Cash From Operating Activities

141.5 m154.4 m146.9 m

Interest Paid

12.8 m

Income Taxes Paid

31 m33.8 m25.5 m
USDY, 2016


252.3 k

Financial Leverage

3 x

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Plantronics Median Salaries

Source: 30 public H-1B filings from Plantronics

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